Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 31, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 226762-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Public Safety, Law Enforcement/Compliance

Position Summary:

This position will play a key role in planning for, responding to, and preventing emergencies. This position is meant to work as part of a team responsible for crisis management, infrastructure security, and related critical functions. Under the general supervision of the Director of Emergency Management: facilitate and manage the development of response plans for crisis (including GIS mapping), emergency response, continuity of operations, continuity of government, evacuation, logistics, disease outbreak, large population events and other emergency response plans for UW-Madison. Additionally, this position will be responsible for ensuring consideration is given to the general public on our campus community for a variety of reasons: visitors to campus, dignitaries, applicants, and those attending sporting events and concerts.
Employees that are employed by the University of Wisconsin - Madison Police Department are expected to Demonstrate Honor, Integrity, Guardians, Health, Empathy and Respect (Reaching HIGHER) and be grounded in the highest ethical and professional standards. Employees are expected to take an active role in creating and maintaining a positive, welcoming and inclusive work environment. Employees will assist or participate in the Department's recruiting, hiring and diversity efforts and the onboarding of new employees in the work unit. Department employees are expected to work in partnership with the campus and area communities to provide leadership in solving community problems and providing a safe environment to fulfill the mission of the University. Employees will strive for excellence in fulfilling the Department's mission and vision statements, values and goals.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No degree is required, but Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience in an emergency management role. Preference will be given to candidates that have experience providing support to different entities off-site or remotely, working with various levels of an organization's administration in developing and monitoring emergency response and management plans, and/or experience developing and facilitating tabletop/functional exercises.

Additional Information:

Persons in this position must pass the initial application screening, all steps of the hiring process, an extensive background investigation, drug screen, physical and psychological examination prior to beginning employment. Persons in this position must possess a valid Wisconsin Driver's License.

This position is considered an essential position for the University Campus. The final schedule worked will be discussed and agreed upon with UWPD management. In general, the hours will be during business hours Monday-Friday to meet the needs of UWPD. Occasional work beyond or outside hours agreed upon may be required during emergencies, special events or as assigned. This position will serve as an on-call staff member on a rotating schedule to respond to after hours and weekend emergencies.

This position may require occasional travel to University of Wisconsin System Colleges.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $52,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

In your cover letter and resume, please speak to the following:

*The length of time/experience providing support in completing and revising emergency response and management plans.

*The length of time/experience working with different levels of an organization's administration in relation to emergency management efforts.


Amanda Buckley
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Aug 31 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 29 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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